Odyssey B. Lloyd

Female18 August 1826–5 September 1893

Brief Life History of Odyssey B.

When Odyssey B. Lloyd was born on 18 August 1826, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Lemuel F. Lloyd, was 38 and her mother, Susanna Davis, was 34. She married George Groseclose on 7 May 1846, in Lancaster, Schuyler, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Fabius Township, Schuyler, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 5 September 1893, in Schuyler, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Walker Chapel Cemetery, Fabius Township, Schuyler, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Groseclose
Odyssey B. Lloyd
Marriage: 7 May 1846
Maryland Jane Groseclose
Cena L Groseclose
Joseph Ward Groseclose
Susan D Groseclose
Eliza Catherine Groseclose
Georgiann Groseclose
Mary Groseclose
William Groseclose
McGuffey W. “Guff” Groseclose
Lee Price Groseclose
Tillman Groseclose
Melcena Groseclose
Edward L. Groseclose
Sarah Ellan Groseclose
Child Groseclose

Sources (9)

  • Odessa Grossclore im Haushalt von George Grossclore, „United States Census, 1850“
  • Miss Odyssey Lloyd im Eintrag für George Grossclose, „Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991“
  • Odesa B Gross im Haushalt von George Gross, „United States Census, 1860“

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 May 1846Lancaster, Schuyler, Missouri, United States
  • Children (15)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 4

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 4

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.


    Age 20

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: descriptive nickname from Welsh llwyd ‘gray’. InWelsh the color term llwyd also includes shades of brown, andit is likely that, when used with reference to younger men,llwyd denoted brown or mouse-colored hair.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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